Perilaku Makan Menyimpang pada Remaja di Jakarta

Trulyana Tantiani, Ahmad Syafiq

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One of the life style changes that occur recently is related to eating behavior that affect mostly women because of the desire to look beautiful with a thin and tall body. One way to achieve this figure is to strictly go on dieting which could lead to eating disorders. The objective of this research is to understand the
cause, mechanism, and process of eating disorders. The methods in this research are both qualitative and quantitative. The subjects of the qualitative research are three persons who are willing to be the subject and have a past history of eating disorders. The quantitative subjects are 397 respondents that
have not been diagnosed with eating disorders. The research was held at May-June 2007. The information are gathered through in-depth interview for the qualitative research and by through self report questionnaire for the quantitative research. The result from qualitative research shows that all of the subjects have problems with their family, the parenting practice have a big influence in their life, they also have a distorted body image and poor self-concept, and they are living in an environment that have a negative behavior towards overweight problems. The quantitative research shows that using Sarafino questionnaire, there are 37.3% adolescents who have a tendency toward eating disorders. Using the Stice and Telch questionnaire, there are 11.6% adolescents that have a tendency towards anorexia nervosa, and 27.0% adolescents that have a tendency towards bulimia nervosa.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)255-262
JournalKesmas: National Public Health Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008

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